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HIPAA regulations - a new era of medical-record privacy?
  • G. Annas
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 10 April 2003
TLDR
The new privacy regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) become effective April 14, 2003 and will affect virtually every physician, because they apply to any health care provider who conducts any business electronically, including billing. Expand
HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in patients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy.
1 RS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of ardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in atients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy his document was developedExpand
"Culture of life" politics at the bedside--the case of Terri Schiavo.
  • G. Annas
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 21 April 2005
The parents of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who was in a persistent vegetative state, objected to her husband's decision to discontinue artificial nutrition, and a protracted legal battle ensued.Expand
Reframing the debate on health care reform by replacing our metaphors.
  • G. Annas
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 16 March 1995
TLDR
The traditional metaphor of American medicine, the military metaphor, was displaced by the market metaphor in public discourse and led Congress to defer to market forces to “reform” the financing of health insurance in the United States. Expand
Health and human rights : a reader
Waste and longing--the legal status of placental-blood banking.
  • G. Annas
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 13 May 1999
TLDR
In his Cold War novel Underworld, Don DeLillo explores the multifaceted qualities of waste, which is the secret history, the underhistoria, of the Cold War. Expand
HRS Expert Consensus Statement on remote interrogation and monitoring for cardiovascular implantable electronic devices.
TLDR
This poster presents a meta-anatomy of the autonomic nervous system, a state-of-the-art virtual reality system that allows for real-time monitoring of the immune system’s response to heart disease. Expand
Drafting the Genetic Privacy Act: Science, Policy, and Practical Considerations
TLDR
A central question presented by genetic screening and testing is whether the genetic information so obtained is different in kind from other medical information (such as family history and cholesterol levels), and, if so, whether this means that it should receive special legal protection. Expand
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